2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification Group L

Group L of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification tournament is one of the 12 groups that will decide the teams which qualify for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations finals tournament. The group consists of four teams: Nigeria, Benin, Sierra Leone, and Lesotho.[1]

The teams will play against each other in home-and-away round-robin format between November 2019 and November 2020.[2]

Standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Nigeria 2 2 0 0 6 3 +3 6 Final tournament 2–1 9 Nov '20 31 Aug '20
2  Benin 2 1 0 1 2 2 0 3 5 Oct '20 31 Aug '20 1–0
3  Lesotho 2 0 1 1 3 5 2 1 2–4 8 Sep '20 5 Oct '20
4  Sierra Leone 2 0 1 1 1 2 1 1 8 Sep '20 9 Nov '20 1–1
Updated to match(es) played on 17 November 2019. Source: CAF
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers

Matches

Sierra Leone 1–1 Lesotho
  • Thabantso  90'
Attendance: 0[note 1]
Referee: Jean Ouattara (Burkina Faso)
Nigeria 2–1 Benin

Benin 1–0 Sierra Leone
Lesotho 2–4 Nigeria
Referee: Joshua Bondo (Botswana)

Nigeria v Sierra Leone
Benin v Lesotho

Sierra Leone v Nigeria
Lesotho v Benin

Benin v Nigeria
Lesotho v Sierra Leone

Nigeria v Lesotho
Sierra Leone v Benin

Goalscorers

There were 12 goals scored in 4 matches, for an average of 3 goals per match (as of 17 November 2019).

3 goals

1 goal

1 own goal

Notes

  1. Sierra Leone played their home match against Lesotho without spectators because of an incident from the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification encounter between Sierra Leone and Liberia.[3][4]

References

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